Function Reference


_GUICtrlComboBox_GetDroppedControlRect

Retrieve the screen coordinates of a combo box in its dropped-down state

#include <GuiComboBox.au3>
_GUICtrlComboBox_GetDroppedControlRect ( $hWnd )

Parameters

$hWnd Control ID/Handle to the control

Return Value

Returns an array with the following format:
[0] - X coordinate of the upper left corner of the rectangle
[1] - Y coordinate of the upper left corner of the rectangle
[2] - X coordinate of the lower right corner of the rectangle
[3] - Y coordinate of the lower right corner of the rectangle

Related

_GUICtrlComboBox_GetDroppedControlRectEx

Example

#include <GuiComboBox.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Global $g_idMemo

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $aRect, $idCombo

    ; Create GUI
    GUICreate("ComboBox Get Dropped Control Rect", 400, 296)
    $idCombo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 2, 396, 296)
    $g_idMemo = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 32, 396, 266, 0)
    GUICtrlSetFont($g_idMemo, 9, 400, 0, "Courier New")
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Add files
    _GUICtrlComboBox_BeginUpdate($idCombo)
    _GUICtrlComboBox_AddDir($idCombo, @WindowsDir & "\*.exe")
    _GUICtrlComboBox_EndUpdate($idCombo)

    ; Get Dropped Control Rect
    $aRect = _GUICtrlComboBox_GetDroppedControlRect($idCombo)

    MemoWrite("X coordinate of the upper left corner ......: " & $aRect[0])
    MemoWrite("Y coordinate of the upper left corner ......: " & $aRect[1])
    MemoWrite("X coordinate of the lower right corner .....: " & $aRect[2])
    MemoWrite("Y coordinate of the lower right corner .....: " & $aRect[3])

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    Do
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
    GUIDelete()
EndFunc   ;==>Example

; Write a line to the memo control
Func MemoWrite($sMessage)
    GUICtrlSetData($g_idMemo, $sMessage & @CRLF, 1)
EndFunc   ;==>MemoWrite